Breathtakingly Beautiful Places In India

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Breathtakingly Beautiful Places in India Yumthang Valley – Sikkim Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains in North Sikkim. At a height of 3564 metres above sea level its popularly known as the Valley of Flowers. It is also home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and has over twenty-four species of the rhododendron the state flower. A tributary of the river Teesta flows past the valley and the town of Lachung the nearest inhabited centre. Yumthang is closed between December and March due to heavy snowfall. Skiing is conducted in the valley. Tea garden hill of Munnar Munnar is a town thats situated in the southwestern region of Kerala. Its practically covered fully with Tea plantations some as high as 7000 feet above sea level. Munnar town is situated on the Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam taluk and is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district covering an area of nearly 557 square kilometers. A visit to the spices garden or flower garden makes you realise how gifted the hill station is. Do not forget to indulge in some spice shopping. As we walk past the green tea gardens and click pictures with an occasional waterfall amidst the mountains you realise that one trip is definitely not enough You need to come back again Stok Range Ladakh At 11 845 feet Stok Kangri in Stok Range has is a popular mountain among climbers and mountaineers. Its often considered as a practice run for Everest. Eventhough Ladakh has a barren land one can find many scenic locations and vast meadows adorned with multicolored flowers. Experience of trekking in Ladakh can be memorable and cherished for a lifetime and Stok Kangri the highest peak in the Stok range of mountains is the highest trekking peak in India. The characteristic feature of this beautiful area is magnificent rock formations pointing skyward in orange purplish and green colors which are formed from strongly furrowed layers of deposits. At the summit one can get the majestic view of the Saser Kangri in the Karakoram Range Kang Yatse and Nun Kun.

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Nubra Valley Ladakh Nubra is a high altitude cold desert with rare precipitation and scant vegetation. The Shyok River meets the Nubra or Siachan River to form a large valley that separates the Ladakh and Karakoram Ranges. The Shyok river is a tributary of the Indus river. The common way to access this valley is to travel over the Khardung La pass from Leh town. Non-locals require an Inner Line Permit but to enter Nubra. Permit is not required anymore for Indian tourists but foreign tourists still require the permit. Nohkalikai Falls Cherrapunji Located near Cherrapunji one of the wettest places on earth Nohkalikai Falls is one of the tallest plunge waterfalls in India. Name of the falls in Khasi language - "Jump of Ka Likai" is linked to a legend about a local woman Likai who after a family tragedy became insane and jumped off the cliff next to the falls. Nohkalikai Falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of comparatively small plateau and decrease in power during the dry season in December - February. Below the falls there has formed a plunge pool with unusual green colored water. Nanda Devi Its the second highest mountain in India. While the peak is not that easy to climb for regular folks like us but the surrounding Nanda Devi National Park is a must visit at least once in a lifetime. The peak is regarded as the patron-goddess of the Uttarakhand Himalaya. In acknowledgment of its religious significance and for the protection of the its fragile ecosystem the peak as well as the circle of high mountains surrounding it. On the northern side of the massif lies the Uttari Nanda Devi Glacier flowing into the Uttari Rishi Glacier. To the southwest one finds the Dakkhni Nanda Devi Glacier flowing into the Dakkhni Rishi Glacier. All of these glaciers are located within the Sanctuary and drain west into the Rishiganga.

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Mizoram Mizoram is a land of rolling hills valleys rivers and lakes. As many as 21 major hill ranges or peaks of different heights run through the length and breadth of the state with plains scattered here and there. Visitors to Mizoram are required to obtain an inner line permit under the special permit before visiting. Domestic and international visitors face different requirements. Lonar Sarovar Maharashtra The Lonar Lake is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldana district Maharashtra India which was created by a meteor impact. The meteor crater rim is about 1.8 kilometres 5900 ft in diameter. The circular depression bears a saline water lake in its central portion. Matheran The smallest hill station in India Matheran which is only 90 km from Mumbai provides a pretty dramatic view of the sunset and the sunrise. Matheran which means "forest on the forehead" of the mountains is an eco- sensitive region Key Monastery Key Gompa is a Tibetian Buddhist Monastery located on top of a hill at an altitude of 13 668 feet above sea level close to the Spiti river in Himachal Pradesh. It reportedly was started by 100 monks in 1855. Kashmir Kashmir geographically denoted only the valley between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal mountain range.

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Hoggenakal Falls This waterfall in South India on the river Kaveri is sometimes also referred to as the "Niagara Falls" of India. With its fame for medicinal baths and hide boat rides it is a major site of tourist attraction. Carbonatite rocks in this site are considered to be the oldest of its kind in South Asia and one of the oldest in the world. Tungnath Uttarakhand Located at an altitude of 12 073 Feet at Tungnath mountains you can also find the oldest Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to be 1000 years old and is the second in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars. Drang Drung Glacier Near Kargil This is a mountain glacier near the Pensi La mountain pass at the Kargil - Zanaskar Road. The Drang-Drung Glacier is likely to be the largest glacier in Ladakh other than the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram Range. The Drang-Drung Glacier is a long river of ice and snow a source of the Stod River which is a tributary of the Zanskar River and the Zanskar River is a tributary of Indus River. Deodar Forest Himachal Pradesh It is a large evergreen coniferous tree reaching 40–50 m 131–164 ft tall exceptionally 60 m 197 ft with a trunk up to 3 m 10 ft in diameter. It has a conic crown with level branches and drooping branch lets. Andamans The Andaman Islands form an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal between India to the west and Myanmar to the north and east. It has 325 islands which cover an area of 6408 km 2 with the Andaman Sea to the east between the islands and the coast of Burma.

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Phulbani Odisha It is a place surrounded by hills and has a lot of small and big waterfalls around it. Katramal Waterfall the most spectacular of the lot is situated at a distance of about 31 km from Phulbani. Putudi Waterfall a hot spot among the local people is situated at a distance of about 18 km from Phulbani. Pakdajhar waterfall is situated at a distance of about 3–5 km from Sudrukumpa a small village which is situated about 19 km from the main city of Phulbani. WORLD WILD WONDERS A unit of Moksha Tour Planners P Ltd. www.worldwildwonders.com 24x7 Help Line: +91-92 666 55 444 24x7 Car Rentals in Pan India : +91-95 83 83 83 83

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